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Author: The Foundation for Economic Education
Publisher: Foundation for Economic Education
Keywords: library, freeman, philosophy, freedom
Number of Pages: 146
Published: 1990-04-25
ISBN-10: 091061475X
ISBN-13: 9780910614757

An overview of the Freedom Philosophy, with various essays by Leonard Read, Hans Sennholz, Frank Chodorov, F.A. Harper, Albert Jay Nock, and others. Contents The Freedom Philosophy  I. Freedom: An Overview  1. The Essence of Americanism  by Leonard E. Read  II. In the Market Place  2. The Case for Economic Freedom  by Benjamin A. Rogge  3. Free Enterprise: The Key to Prosperity  by Clarence B. Carson  4. The American Way in Economics  by Edmund A. Opitz  III. Political Aspects  5. Frederic Bastiat on Liberty  (se

Author: Anjali Kumar
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: investment, data, climate, assessment, survey, analysis, brazil, financing, size, patterns, credit, constraints, enterprise
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0821361295
ISBN-13: 9780821361290

'Enterprise Size, Financing Patterns, and Credit Constraints in Brazil' investigates the importance of firm size with respect to accessing credit. The principal findings are that size strongly affects access to credit compared to firm performance, and other factors, such as management education, location or the industrial sector to which the firm belongs.Additional findings are that the impact of size on access to credit is greater for longer term loans and that public financial institutions are more likely to lend to large firms. Finally, financial access constraints may have a less significa

Authors: John Mendeloff, Christopher Nelson, Kilkon Ko, Am
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: exploratory, analysis, risk, fatality, businesses, workplace, small
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 083303944X
ISBN-13: 9780833039446

Over 55 percent of Americans are employed in businesses with fewer than 100 workers. Policymakers have taken action to lessen regulatory burden on small business. However, evidence shows that small establishments-single physical locations-have much higher rates of deaths or serious injuries than do larger establishments. This study examined the relationship between fatality rate and business size, both in terms of establishment size and firm size, from 1992 to 2001. The analysis uses fatality data drawn from Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) accident investigation reports an

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sources, among, poor, income, composition, trends, changes, family, poverty
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1993-06
ISBN-10: 1568064942
ISBN-13: 9781568064949

An analysis of trends in the size and composition of the poverty population in recent years. examines major subgroups of the poverty population, trends in their size, and explanantions for these trends.

Authors: William P. Ruger, Jason Sorens ,
Publisher: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Keywords: freedom, economic, personal, index, states
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2013-03-28
ISBN-10: 0983607796
ISBN-13: 9780983607793

Now in its third edition, Freedom in the 50 States presents a completely revised and updated ranking of the American states based on how their policies promote freedom in the fiscal, regulatory, and personal realms. This edition employs an enhanced methodology that makes it an even more comprehensive index. Improving on their previous attempts to measure freedom, authors William P. Ruger and Jason Sorens use far more variables in this edition, including many new variables related to economic freedom. In fact, more than 200 policy    CONTENTS Introduction 1 Part 1: Dimensions of

Author: Amy F. Woolf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: developments, issues, background, forces, nuclear, strategic
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437920438
ISBN-13: 9781437920437

Contents: (1) Introduction; (2) Background: The Strategic Triad: Force Structure and Size During the Cold War; Force Structure and Size After the Cold War; Future Force Structure and Size; (3) Strategic Nuclear Delivery Vehicles: Ongoing Plans and Programs: (a) Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles: Peacekeeper; Minuteman III; Minuteman Modernization Programs; Future Programs; (b) Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles: The SSGN Program; The Backfit Program; Basing Changes; Warhead Issues; Modernization Plans and Programs; Future Programs; (c) Bombers: B-1 Bomber; B-2 Bomber; B-52 Bomber; Future

Authors: Manuel Castells, Gustavo Cardoso,
Publisher: Center for Transatlantic Relations, Jhu-Sai
Keywords: policy, knowledge, society, network
Number of Pages: 434
Published: 2006-02-01
ISBN-10: 0976643456
ISBN-13: 9780976643456

The world stands at the crossroads of development of the network society. Yet current social systems stall the dynamics of creativity. Is government ready to accept democracy of communication? Are economics players aware of the need to redefine property rights? Jorge Sampaio, President of the Portugese Republic, invited prominent researchers and politicians from the U.S., EU and South America to examine the opportunities and challenges of the network society--and to offer recommendations for policy. AManuel Castells holds the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society
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